Bibliographic Information: Lasky, Kathryn, and Marylin Hafner. Science Fair Bunnies. Cambridge, MA: Scholastic, 2001. Print.
Brief Annotation: This story is about two friends who make the tough decision to donate their lost teeth to science after their initial plan failed.
Grade Level: K-2
Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy reading about science or characters who are around the same age as they are will enjoy reading this thrilling tale of two friends.
Rating/ Response: 4 – This story did a fantastic job with illustrations and a cute story which can be easily related to many students and their lives.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: Who has ever taken part in or visited a science fair?
Reading Strategy: Important Ideas
Rationale for strategy: There are various points throughout this story where the main character is forced to make a change – teachers can have students point out these important ideas and discuss them.
Posted by: Katie de St. Aubin